Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s departure from India might additional be delayed after the substitute plane – which was on its approach to Delhi to fly him residence – was diverted to London, his nation’s media reported.
“The substitute aircraft, which initially was routing via Rome on its approach to India, has since been diverted to London, England,” the CBS Information stated quoting Mr Trudeau’s workplace.
No motive was given for the unscheduled diversion, the information report stated.
Justin Trudeau arrived in India on Friday to attend the G20 summit.
Mr Trudeau, his son Xavier and the Canadian delegation had been pressured to increase their keep in Delhi after their aircraft suffered a technical glitch. They had been set to go away India on Sunday night time.
The backup aircraft can also be carrying the spare components wanted to restore the aircraft they arrived on, officers stated.
“The Canadian Armed Forces proceed their finest efforts to get the Canadian delegation residence. Their newest replace reveals an earliest attainable departure of Tuesday late afternoon. The state of affairs stays fluid.” stated an announcement from Trudeau’s workplace yesterday,
“These points should not fixable in a single day, our delegation will likely be staying in India till alternate preparations are made,” it stated.
Mr Trudeau’s go to for the G20 summit was lower-key than a few of his counterparts, and got here in opposition to a backdrop of tensions between his authorities and India over Canada’s dealing with of Khalistan sympathizers.